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  1. Jan. 13, 2021Shawn Wettig named new Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs
    Shawn Wettig

  2. Jan. 12, 2021Do your part: stay home and stay safe

    On Jan 13 the following email was sent to Waterloo students

    To: Graduate students

    From: Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor

    Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

    Subject: Do your part: stay home and stay safe

  3. Jan. 11, 2021#GRADimpact: J.J. Lian, MDSAI Candidate, uses the power of data science and AI to drive social impact
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    Jinjiang 'J.J.' Lian has always recognized the power of data science to drive social impact. While working as a data manager at a university healthcare facility, he realized he wanted to become a data scientist.

    "I decided that whether I ended up in healthcare, tech, or another industry altogether, I wanted to use my data skills to help people."

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  1. Jan. 29, 2021GRADflix 2021 Showcase
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    Our GRADflix 2021 Showcase is taking place virtually on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 3:00 pm (EST)!

  2. Feb. 4, 2021Professional Skills Foundations: Introductory Workshop (Winter 2021)
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    This introductory workshop is a requirement for participating in the Professional Skills Foundations program, a professional skills credential for graduate students at the University of Waterloo. Professional Skills Foundations is designed to offer master's and doctoral students broad exposure to and experience in skills that help them succeed in graduate school, land a job, and thrive in their future workplace.

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  1. Nov. 23, 2020Engaging in Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Navya and her supervisor stand by Navya's poster presentation.

    Tell us a bit about yourself. What is/was your program and research focus?

  2. Oct. 19, 2020From Field to Film: Making Science Accessible

    We all care about our research. We think our projects are cool, our data is important, and the answers to our questions will save the world. We know the lingo, speak the language, and understand the background. We are immersed in our topic 24/7, 365 days a year, for what feels like forever. So when asked why other people should care about my research, and to explain it in only 60 seconds, I really had to stop and think. Because why WOULDN’T everyone care?!

  3. Sep. 9, 2020Getting involved in student associations for professional and personal development: Reflections from a year-long mandate as the Computer Science (CS) Graduate Student Association (GSA) President

    As a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, there are many opportunities to develop personal and professional skills by joining a student association. These individual benefits, as usually advertised by the associations, include: making a positive impact in students’ social lives, influencing community life on campus, networking, and transferring the skills we learn as students into a more professional dynamic.

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